As complaints about car noise increased,New York CityThe council plans to pass a new motion next week that plans to install “noise cameras” across the city to monitor loud noises and illegal driving in real time. The proposal states that car owners who violate the law for the first time will be fined 800 yuan, but if it is accumulated for the third time, the fine will be up to 2,625 yuan.
The motion put forward by City Council Majority Leader Keith Powers is expected to pass on Thursday, the 7th. The proposal states that by the end of September 2025, at least five “noise cameras” will be installed on the streets of five major districts of the city. If a vehicle emits more than 85 decibels of noise 50 feet or more away from the camera, then the “Noise Camera” will launch, take a photo of the offending vehicle’s license plate and send the ticket directly to the registered owner.
According to the proposal, “noise cameras” would be used to monitor not only cars, but also motorcycles, buses and other motor vehicles. The operation mode is similar to that of New York State’s red light running and speed monitoring cameras which have proven to be very effective. The proposal states that car owners who violate the law for the first time will be fined 800 yuan, but if it is accumulated for the third time, the fine will be up to 2,625 yuan.
“Noise complaints are increasing across the city, but enforcement is very difficult, especially in my area.manhattanArea. “Powers pointed out that this kind of “noise camera” has been installed in Paris, France, and the practical results are very good. “We believe that it can significantly strengthen law enforcement and allow the city police to “Can help control noise.”
Currently, the specific location for the installation of the “noise cameras” has not been determined, but Powers said there will be cameras in five major districts, and more will be added in the future.
In fact, since last year, New York City has begun to implement a small “noise camera” pilot project in Manhattanbrooklyn(Brooklyn) Some areas have been set up in rotation, and pilot results show that the “noise camera” method is effective.
If the bill is passed on the 7th, in addition to the installation of “noise cameras”, the supporting proposal also stipulates that the city government must disclose the results of noise inspection to the public online within five working days; If citizens complain to the government about the noise of enterprises and small businesses, you can get a reward of up to ten yuan.
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